Our research community of academics and scholars are committed to producing world-class research and we have maintained a strong international reputation for excellence.

From literature and visual culture in the Mexican Revolution to fascism and film in France; and from the history of European literature to the role of translation in contemporary theatre, our research explores an exciting and diverse range of topics.

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Centres, groups and units

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Visiting scholars programme

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Journals and collections

Research Excellence Framework results

Find out more about our submissions and view the results from 18 December.

We are committed to ensuring ethical research practices and our review process is designed to reflect the diversity of our research disciplines and interests.